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verb piece pronunciation in British English /piːs/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theypiece
he/she/itpieces
present participlepiecing
past tensepieced
past participlepieced

phrasal verb

piece together

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present tense
I/you/we/theypiece together
he/she/itpieces together
present participlepiecing together
past tensepieced together
past participlepieced together
  1. 1
    to learn the truth about something by considering all the separate bits of information you have

    Detectives are still piecing together the circumstances surrounding the incident.

  2. 2
    to make something by combining separate bits

    The rugs are constructed by piecing together different coloured strips.

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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